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Butterscotch Rice Krispie Treats

Delicious Butterscotch Rice Krispie Treats made with only 4 ingredients.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Cool for1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: butterscotch rice Krispie treats
Servings: 16 treats
Calories: 183kcal


  • 4 2/3 cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • 4 tablespoons salted butter
  • 10 ounces marshmallows 6 cups mini OR about 40 regular size
  • 1 cup butterscotch morsels


  • Grease an 8-inch square baking pan and a large bowl with cooking spray, softened butter, or shortening. Place the cereal in the large bowl and set aside.
  • In a large saucepan, place the butter. Melt over medium-low heat.
  • Add the marshmallows and butterscotch morsels to the saucepan and heat over medium-low, stirring frequently, until the mixture is melted and very smooth.
  • Pour the mixture over the cereal and gently stir until all of the cereal is coated.
  • Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking pan and gently press the treats into the pan with the back off a spatula until the top is even.
  • Cool for about an hour before cutting into squares.